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United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers continued...

Slavery and the Civil War, Slave Related, Liberia, Anti Slavery continued...
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
2898 c Image1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Horizontal pair, tied by "Washington D.C. Free" circular datestamp on folded wrapper to Paris, France, red French "15c" due handstamp, "Charles Sumner, Senator" in manuscript on back, stamps with slight toning, cover with small tear at lower left, still Very Fine, scarce use from this famous abolitionist senator who once wrote "A queen on the scaffold is a less pitiful sight than a woman on the auction block", the letter was sent free of domestic postage, the 2c paid the shore-to-ship rate and French postage was collected from the recipient, with 2011 P.F. certificate, ex Neinken and Wagshal (Image)

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E. 400-500

SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
2899 c Image3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Vertical pair, "Biddeford Me. Jul. 22" manuscript postmark on cover to Matinicus Me., with "Fremont & Dayton, Freedom National, Slavery Sectional" campaign design with two eagles and "Young America's Platform. Free Soil, Free Speech, Free Men, Free Pulpit, Free Press, Free Kansas, Freemont!" slogan, light overall staining and toned spots, Fine appearance, a rare design with a vivid campaign message, unlisted in Milgram, with 2009 P.F. certificate (Image)

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E. 750-1,000

SOLD for $950.00
Will close during Public Auction
2900 c Image3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Large margins all around, deep shade, tied by large "Paid" in grid cancel, red "Boston Mass. Oct. 24" circular datestamp on cover to Bath N.H., with Fremont three-quarter portrait, Putnam imprint, Milgram JF-3, with design half of matching letter sheet, Extremely Fine, ex Wagshal (Image)

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E. 400-500

SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
2901 c Image3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Rich color, margins large to just in, tied by light blue strike of Ill. town datestamp on yellow cover to Raymond N.H., with blue Fremont three-quarter portrait in oval, John Andrew imprint, Milgram JF-36, couple inconsequential cover edge nicks, Fine, ex Wagshal (Image)

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E. 150-200

SOLD for $90.00
Will close during Public Auction
2902 c Image3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. I (11). Full margins to just touching at bottom right, deep rich color, tied by blue grid cancel with matching "Orono Me. Oct. 2" circular datestamp on 1856 cover to Orrington Me. with "Our Jessie" Fremont portrait, Milgram JF-50, with original contents, top flap tears, one barely extends to front of cover, otherwise Very Fine, Jessie Benton Fremont was the daughter of Senator Thomas Hart Benton and wife of famed explorer John C. Fremont, she did much to promote her husband's exploits and reputation, and she herself was a very popular American figure (Image)

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E. 400-500

SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
2903 c Image3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. I (11). Large margins to touching at left with sheet margin at bottom, pen cancel with matching "W. Lebanon Me. May 20" postmark on ca. 1856 cover to Dover N.H. with "Our Jessie" Fremont portrait, Milgram JF-50, "sunglasses" added to Jessie's face, top flap tear, otherwise Very Fine (Image)

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E. 200-300

SOLD for $120.00
Will close during Public Auction

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